Emma Berndt previously served as director of regulatory affairs at Opower, a software company leveraging data management, analytics, and behavioral science to transform the way utilities relate to their customers.

Prior to Opower, she held a variety of roles at the Clinton Climate Initiative, a part of the William J. Clinton Foundation, where she worked with some of the world's largest cities to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Emma started her career working for the New York City government. 

She holds a BA in history from Harvard University and an MSc in regional and urban planning studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science.